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Brooks Orpik Ends NHL and Capital’s Career

The Washington Capitals announced Tuesday morning that defenseman Brooks Orpik has hung up his NHL skates. According to the press releases, Orpik has this to say: “I’ve been extremely lucky to have the best job in the world for many years, but my body is telling me it is time to move on to something […]

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Caps Have Tough Decisions in Free Agency

By Daniel Johnson With the 2018-2019 Caps season coming to an abrupt end, they now have some difficult decisions to make with impending free agency. With their Salary Cap having little room for error, there are some pretty significant contracts to ponder.

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Djoos is loose with Jensen

Lineup confirmed this morning states Christian Djoos is expected to be back in the lineup in for Brooks Orpik. He will be in alongside trade deadline-acquired Nick Jensen, who was traded by the Detroit Red Wings for Madison Bowey. Caps expected lineup vs. NJD Ovechkin-Kuznetsov-WilsonVrana-Backstrom-OshieHagelin-Eller-ConnollyBurakovsky-Dowd-Stephenson Kempny-CarlsonOrlov-NiskanenDjoos-Jensen Copley — Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) March 19, 2019 Djoos […]

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Bye Bye Losing! Evgeny Kuznetsov Comes Through with Clutch Goal to End Caps Seven-Game Winless Drought

On Friday night, Washington Capitals hockey returned to the District of Columbia after an All-Star break complemented by a bye week. The lengthy break did the defending Stanley Cup champions a great favor, for they entered the period of rest losers of seven straight, although a few counted as OT in the standings. They came […]

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Capitals Honor Brooks Orpik for 1,000 Games Played Prior to Friday’s Game

Before the Washington Capitals and the New York Islanders dropped the puck, veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik was recognized for his recent achievement of playing in 1,000 career NHL games. Orpik accomplished the milestone in Monday night’s 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues. 

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The Pregame: Brooks Orpik to Play in 1,000th NHL Game Tonight

When Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik laces his skates, puts on the home red uniform and takes the ice tonight against the St. Louis Blues at Capital One Arena, it would mark doing so for the 1,000th time. Orpik will become the 330th all-time player, 114th defenseman and 22nd active player to play in 1,000 […]

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News from Morning Skate: Brooks Orpik is Close to Returning

MEDSTAR CAPITALS ICEPLEX – The Washington Capitals went back to work on Thursday morning gearing up for a Metropolitan Division clash with the Carolina Hurricanes. We sent our team to a packed morning skate to see how the Caps will line up for this game and see how close Brooks Orpik is to returning. 

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Brooks Orpik Underwent Surgery, Will Miss 4-6 Weeks

Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has been missing for quite some time, 10 games with a lower-body injury. The Capitals announced today that Orpik underwent surgery on his right leg and will miss 4-6 weeks.

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